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Thinking of Joining the FinTech Revolution?

The Fin-tech industry is gaining grounds and steadily disrupting the marketplace of traditional financial institutions in the delivery of financial solutions. According to a survey done by PricewaterhouseCooper, the retail banking and payments sectors will be the most disrupted by a group of new companies building financial technology (Fin-tech) solutions. The survey stated that retail…
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First-ever Africa Barclays Accelerator Programme Concludes

Source: Barclays Africa After 13 weeks of intensive networking, mentoring and development, 10 companies have showcased their innovative fintech businesses at a ‘Demo Day’ in Cape Town, as the first-ever cohort of the Barclays Accelerator in Africa concluded. The three month fintech accelerator programme was hosted by Rise, Barclays Africa’s open innovation hub, in Cape…
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Ozaremit Secures Funding From French Investors

Ozaremit is an online platform for sending airtime to family and friends living abroad. It was founded by two African tech entrepreneurs, Ibrahima Soumano and Takwana Tyaranini. The company recently announced that it has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from French investors; Thibault Launay, Romain Girbal and Célia Grémy. These funds will be used…
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